Council invites residents to Bag It!

Thursday 7 May 2020 Council invites residents to Bag It!

 

Ashfield District Council is inviting residents to leave out an extra bag of rubbish with their upcoming general waste collection.

As part of the Bag It! campaign, residents can leave an extra bag of general household waste alongside their red bin during specified weeks.

Rolling out over two specific weeks, the campaign will allow residents to dispose of extra waste they have accumulated whilst in lock down.

  • Residents of Sutton in Ashfield and the rural areas can place an extra bag alongside their red lidded bin on their collection day WC 18th May 2020.
  • Kirkby in Ashfield, Annesley and Hucknall residents can present a bag with their red lidded bin collection WC 1st June 2020.

Cllr Jason Zadrozny, Leader of Ashfield District Council said “Residents will be well aware of our commitment to cleaner streets. Your Council works tirelessly to restore pride back into our communities.  We’ve just had our most successful Spring Clean and but with many residents spending more time at home they’ve seen an increase in their general waste.

“Our Waste teams have been working tirelessly over the past few weeks to ensure that all our waste services have continued to be delivered.  We are proud that we are the only Council in the whole of Nottinghamshire who have maintained a full bin collection service.

“Yet again, we are going the extra mile and are delighted to offer residents the chance to dispose of extra household waste. This will be on the week specified for your area, just bag it up securely and leave alongside your RED lidded bin on collection day.”

Full details can be found on our website www.ashfield.gov.uk

Cllr Jason Zadrozny continues, “I also want to take this opportunity to thank the residents of Ashfield for all their thanks, cards and gifts. Our front line workers really appreciate your support.  They are going above and beyond every day and it really lifts their spirits to see pictures stuck to bins or just receiving a simple thank you.”

The household waste must be bagged and not contain anything hazardous. Any waste related to coronavirus, for example tissues need to be double bagged and stored in your home for 72 hours in line with government guidelines to protect our staff.